Notice of closed meeting.
Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended) and the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended) and 41 CFR 102-3.150, the Department of Defense announces that the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Missile Defense Advisory Committee will take place.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 through Wednesday, June 13, 2012, from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. (each day). Security clearance and visit requests are required for access.
Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center, Schriever Air Force Base, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80912.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Mr. David Bagnati, Designated Federal Officer at MDAC@mda.mil, phone/voice mail 571-231-8113, or mail at 5700 18th Street, Building 245, Fort Belvoir, Virginia 22060-5573.
Purpose of the Meeting: At this meeting, the Committee will receive classified information on the Army's role in space application for the Ballistic Missile Defense System.
Agenda: Topics tentatively scheduled for classified discussion include, but are not limited to, a classified orientation of current, programmed and under development space capabilities at the Missile Defense Integration and Operations Center; classified information on Command, Control, Communication, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance including, but not limited to, Command and Control, Battle Management, and Communications; Precision Tracking Space System; Space Tracing and Surveillance System; and Discrimination; an update on the Ballistic Missile Defense System; feedback on its assessment of the Missile Defense Agency's Directed Energy Program; and feedback on its recommendations on the National Academy of Science Report on Ballistic Missile Defense.
Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102-3.155 the Missile Defense Agency has determined that the meeting shall be closed to the public. The Director, Missile Defense Agency, in consultation with the Missile Defense Agency Office of General Counsel, has determined in writing that the public interest requires that all sessions of the committee's meeting will be closed to the public because they will be concerned with classified information and matters covered by section 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1).
Committee's Designated Federal Officer: Mr. David Bagnati, MDAC@mda.mil, phone/voice mail 571-231-8113, or mail at 5700 18th Street, Building 245, Fort Belvoir, Virginia 22060-5573.
Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the membership of the Missile Defense Advisory Committee about its mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of a planned meeting of the Missile Defense Advisory Committee.
All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Missile Defense Advisory Committee, in the following formats: One hard copy with original signature and one electronic copy via email (acceptable file formats: Adobe Acrobat PDF, MS Word or MS PowerPoint), and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Designated Federal Officer is as stated in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT and can also be obtained from the GSA's Federal Advisory Committee Act Database—https://www.fido.gov/facadatabase/public.asp.
Statements being submitted in response to the agenda mentioned in this notice must be received by the Designated Federal Officer at the address listed at least five calendar days prior to the meeting which is the subject of this notice. Written statements received after this date may not be provided to or considered by the Missile Defense Advisory Committee until its next meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submissions with the Missile Defense Advisory Committee Chairperson and ensure they are provided to all members of the Missile Defense Advisory Committee before the meeting that is the subject of this notice.
Due to changing requirements beyond the control of the Missile Defense Advisory Committee or its Designated Federal Officer, the Committee was unable to process the Federal Register notice for its June 12 through June 13, 2012 meeting as required by 41 CFR 102-3.150(a). Accordingly, the Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.150(b), waives the 15-calendar day notification requirement.
Dated: June 6, 2012.
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2012-14100 Filed 6-8-12; 8:45 am]
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